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is down. a variety of entertainment is what makes our city great. we will touch on the upcoming party legislation -- party bus legislation and a safe place for our youth to go. after our panel discussion will have some regard groups so we can share ideas and brainstorm. we have a very luminary panel here. right now, i would like to introduce our cheap -- chief of police. [applause] >> good afternoon. i also am not john newlin, and i have less hair than him. [laughter] is a pleasure to be here for the second year. there are fewer people here. that might be because it has been a good year. as audrey suggests i believe that is because of partnership is up. we want to be a police department that you are comfortable calling before anything happens with out fear of having us say, no, we are going to shut it down. we want to work with you to make it happen, but it means as safely as possible. certainly, alcohol always played a role as well as the age of the patrons, and on and on. again, please give us a chance to further develop the trust that we have been building over the last several yea
on water and wastewater infrastructure systems are actually paying for it. narrator: cities and municipalities across the united states are now facing this funding gap, between projected revenue and projected expenses, as they strive to maintain water quality and meet demand. new york is the most densely populated city in the u.s. and over 40 million tourists visit the city every year. the 1.3 billion gallons of water required every day are delivered by a system of extraordinary scale and complex engineering. man: water is essential to the economic viability of new york city. reliable infrastructure and reliable delivery of water is a must. you have to reinvest in the infrastructure every single minute to keep it current. hurwitz: we have the stock exchange, we have the united nations -- failure can have a dramatic impact on the nation, and even internationally. so there's a really keen awareness that you always have to be fixing the system. things corrode, they rust. they get to where you turn them on and nothing happens. but it is so totally used in every nook and cranny,
in their neighborhood and s r hotels. when others are parting in our city till 4 or 5 in the morning. we're hoping that the moscone is a multi purpose community promising. as you know people in our district don't have enough to do and they get in proubl. moscone and harvey miles are for human rights and we voted on this. i think you should keep in mind we need to have a change of customers to work out this project and i thank moscone center. i worked there for years i want to make sure it's welcome to all citizens of this community. thank you >> thank you next speaker. >> thank you for all the time you spent on this issue. i don't think we can say anything for positive. this is a great benefit for san francisco and we appreciate partnering with you on this project >> thank you next speaker. >> good afternoon supervisors my name is kevin and i'm the decorator thought he hotel council for san francisco. we support this moscone project. the big hotels and the small hotels and conferen convention . this is one of the most important income generators. because in the city we have the downtown hotel
. >> hi, my name is sharon, i'm the graffiti project manager for the city of edmonton, canada. for some of you weren't in my presentation earlier today i'll go through what the city of edmonton is doing in terms of programming but then go through auditing and what we do. capital city clean up brings cities together to create safe, clean inviting xhueplts and neighborhoods. our motto is a clean and safe edmonton is a shared responsibility and we work on the premise that we can't do it alone, that we need to work as partners with the community to create solutions to graffiti vandalism and litter enforcement. just a technical point, if any of you want to ask questions, they are recording the session so they would like you to speak into the microphone and if you have any questions along the way, please feel free to ask. when did capital city clean up start? it was launched in 2005 as a pilot program focused on litter reduction in the downtown of edmonton. basically businesses were asked to adopt a block in their area and were responsible for litter clean up in that area and the
supervisors i'm an attorney, an mba that has been long associated with this city but i've got some positive comments to make. this poem reflects the poem encourage - i co-founded the poetry fountains and we have a public service to get you poems from the movement we'll have on public event to encourage education in february. this is the confession and it is like honest i didn't and this is for you the board of supervisors san francisco. our legislative lady of mieshlz flies open where crime and punishment are perpetual and infinity and the fear of death becomes a judgment beyond reason, a guilty class of desire as arbitrary as spawning yet in memory of our ancestors all in the same humble family our human breath rises to palms and there is no love that bypassess this love >> thank you next speaker. >> come fly with me, let's fly, let's fly away, just save the airport and we'll beat the birds come fly with me. come harvey away. good luck with our items scott our super glad now you really make the city shine. the distance, distance, distance what you get down. city thing political machine.
-control legislation will land on the governor's desk. >> if the city does not make major cuts and reforms in 10 years, bankruptcy may be the only option, a report said. moallemthe mayor talked about tt report. >> the report put out by public financial management, and corporate takes a closer look at what the city's books will look like in 10 years. according to this report, the news is not good. >> if we act now, if we act decisively and boldly, we can change the trajectory for the city. >> the mayor on the defensive after a privately commissioned report indicated that if nothing is done to the city's budget, baltimore will be in financial ruin by fiscal year 2022. take a closer look at the numbers assuming a continuation of closer -- programs and policies conducted by the city on the carry forward basis. in 10 years the city will be $745 million in the whole. add to that an additional $1.30 billion for failing infrastructure as well as health-care and pension benefits for retirees and you are talking more than $2 billion in the hole. >> i believe this report is a week of call to the city saying we n
of the city as a whole? >> i know that our district has a higher proportion of seniors than some other district, and there is a brand new senior complex and wraparound community services complex called the institution on aging bridge housing complex, but it is going to concentrate a lot of the senior services and nonprofits. about 180 units of affordable senior housing in our district. i am actually a baby boomer, at the edge of the baby boomer, and i know that baby boomer era. there's this huge boom in a population of seniors in our city that will grow. i think by 2020, 60% of the population will be seniors, and i think some people are now defining 60 and over, but i think generally, people looking at 65 and over. that is a huge population. i'm trying to look at issues of senior nutrition programs, alzheimer's research, but even housing policies that allow our buildings to become more senior- friendly. i guess we are calling it developing an aging-friendly city. we are also looking at how to support senior services and unique neighborhood by neighborhood programs called aging in place
and transformation of the embark, the same with doyle. it will be a cherished part of the city and a worthy addition to what is there. >> it will be a safe and beautiful entrance to a spectacular beautiful city. it will be the entry to golden gate that san francisco deserves. across america, cities and towns, homes and businesses all depend upon one basic resource. modern civilization and life itself would be impossible without it. woman: okay, so today, we're going to look at how do we get our water? narrator: and today, it's a matter of simply turning on the tap. so often, we forget about the value of water. water is a commodity that is essential to life. 100 years ago, it would have been hard to imagine turning on the tap water. and now, it's an expectation. narrator: over 300 million people live in the united states. and each person uses an average of 100 gallons of water every day. man: what it takes to actually make clean water is somewhat a mystery to most customers. woman: so how does water get from the river into your house, or here at school? woman: somebody has to bring that water to us,
's death. but police say the investigation is still ongoing. >>> a san jose city council is said to take a stand in the legal battle of same-sex marriage in california. today the city council decided to take a vote next tuesday on whether to join the san francisco friend of the court. the supreme court will hold argumenting on the legal argument of proposition eight. >> we need to stand up on behalf of our residents and on behalf of all the members of lgbt community and on to show them that we believe in the equal treatment of all. >>> the california supreme court heard arguments in san francisco today on whether cities and counties can legally ban marijuana dispensaries. since medical marijuana was legalized in california in 1996, about 200 cities and counties have placed bans or moratoriums on pot clubs. the state supreme court is hearing a challenge to a ban in the city of river side. >> if you were to allow these institutions to be banned. county by county, city by city, that is exactly the opposite of what the legislature was trying to accomplish which is to make this available thro
our city mayor ed lee for not following our team 49er. why also, he don't bring the big tv for all of us to watch it i am one of the people but also i'd like to thank many of you have made the decoration and we're happy to see that our team 49er win. supervisor kim i am one of our reasons and i would like to give you a little credit you make it in our room by your people here. this here shows you two brothers one of them must win and they are two brothers. i can't blame any one of you but the - i blame the mayor he is lazy. i wish he would hear what i'm saying. but 49 eras i said here just to show with the (inaudible) i wish we can win and i hope. thank you, thank you all of you. thank you supervisor >> thank you next speaker. >> god bless you supervisors and glad bless the city and county of san francisco. today for this black history month i am very reluctant to talk about this subject. i was a teacher at marshall academic high school and which at that time was a low income high crime county. and marshall high school was set up for black and latin use to succeed in high school
do have a number of members of the city's official family here with us today. the list of which i don't have and the number of community dignitaries. i see that we do have supervisor scott wiener, supervisor president of the board of supervisors david chiu, president cisneros, barbara garcia is with us. naomi is going to be part of the program. naomi kelly is with us, kim brandon from the port commission is with us, and a number of others. i'll be getting a list, i'll be able to acknowledge others. i see police chief [speaker not understood] is with us. and as we get other names, we will announce those. so, let's give them all a round of applause, please. (applause) >> as i indicated, you have the program before you. we did one additional note on the program, is that the city administrator naomi kelly will be introducing the mayor lee. and due to scheduling conflict, supervisor london breed will probably be arriving later and will make her welcoming remarks towards the end of the program. following the invocation by reverend harlan jones, nor a griffin will make a presentation, a dram
includes this limited live provision. we have determined in the city that this legislation is good -- good legislation. there's no conditional use requirement to have this. a lot of people today want to have food, drink, and be able to have some music. how can we get the limited live entertainment excluded from the know amplified or no live entertainment excluded on the transfers? >> that is going to mostly driven locally. most of the conditions you'll ever see on an abc license are because we rely, to a great extent, on the police department and local officials to determine what is best for their communities. i'm not trying to pin this on you guys or blame you guys, but we do try to work with you. we do not tend to want to overrule the police department very often. now that said, i get a fair number of petitions and appeals to me. typically, they are from the neighbors. i want to see that there is actually a practical problem posed -- that the condition is there to solve, not that this is the way the things have been or maybe there's someone who is satisfied by what is potentially wrought
building and office ablation. instead, city leaders, departments and project managers join forces with local architectural firms ked to build one of the greatest office buildings in america. that's more than a building. that's a living system. ♪ ♪ when san francisco first bought this land in 1999, it was home to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building in 1999 for $2. we worked and looked at ways that we can utilize the building for an office building. to build an icon i can building that will house a lot of city departments. >> the san francisco public utilities commission has an important job. we provide clean, pristine public drinking water to 2.6 million pe
what is our name? >> ravens! >>charm city's colossal celebration. 200,000 fans came out to party with their super bowl champions. what a day it was. good evening. >> members of ravens in a simple out of a stop to celebrate their team that started with a parade through downtown baltimore. >> thousands of fans marched with the team to m&t bank stadium. that is where our coverage begins tonight. >> in the world of sports, a city never knows it daylight today will never come again. today the ravens of baltimore took full of advantage and put on a show. >> an epic day in downtown baltimore began after 11:00 a.m. at city hall. in a series of military trucks, the ravens -- ecstatic fans who packed the sidewalks -- the ravens greeted ecstatic fans who packed the sidewalks. >> best team in the country! >> fans saw coach john, ray ray and the big ray whose appearance caused quite a sight. a chain reaction of fans jumped the barricade and followed his vehicle down the parade route, like the king of baltimore. out of vehicles and into the state , a the staten estimated 100,00 fans -- 1000, 0
the city's infraatrrcture needs nd alss it's liability ffr retiree health care - benefitss.. he tttal ssorttall reaches $2-billion ddllars ooer 10 yyars.the report goes on to say hat & baltimore's city overnment must enact major reforms to aaoid bankruptcy. -33 3 experts saa ttere'' a few &&ppeason'sswhy this is happpning. the city's populatton dropped... from a peak of 950- thouuand back in 1990 too619- & thoosand people toddy.thousand people todaa.alss according too census data... 22 percent of phe citt's reeidents are piving innppverty.we've -3 already felt the affects of this beforr.you may remember we ealt with a major eficit in 20--1... citt government closed itt y enacting someenew taxes..- 3 buu right now... baltiiore has maaylannd.. and he highest local inncme ax allooed under state law.city officcals have alreadd said they can'' tax their way outtof the problem without driiinn away resideets pnd businesses.we'll be inside today's city council meettig mayor is respondinggi'm megan gilliland fox44 morning news. sporrs fans around the baltimore
department so women and people of color could get equal opportunity. as the director of this city's human rights commission, he expanded contracting opportunities for women and people of color. and today as mayor, he makes sure our city government reflects the diversity of this great city. on monday we were together, as i mentioned earlier, i college track on 3rd street in bayview where the mayor give his state of the city address. his administration's focus is on creating jobs, making sure that all of our residents have access to those jobs,st and from local hireness and job readiness, training and placement, we are moving towards equality for all with the mayor's leadership. ladies and gentlemen, i'd like to introduce the 43rd mayor of san francisco, mayor edwin lee. (applause) >> good afternoon, everyone. all right. welcome to city hall and happy black history month here in san francisco. nobody got it better than san francisco. (applause) >> thank you, naomi. i want to thank you for that introduction and just a recall of what i said earlier this week. but i also said something else, t
forward as well. it's one of the most beautiful areas in the city and we hope people come out to that natural areas program, the oak woodlands between stanyan and 6-7th avenue along fulton in the city. i wanted to say that the active sports effort by the recreation and park department is incredible and to have a mobile unit, rock climbing, which i love as well and peter from my staff is a big rock climber as well, but to have youth have more access is wonderful. and kayaking and other things, too. like supervisor avalos, i share the concerns about the source of the funding, but it makes up for a little bit of the obesity-causing problems by the company that is sponsoring this. at least it's making up for allowing some of our youth to have active lifetimes and for our rec and park department to have much more support. so i'm supportive of this accept and expend and thank you to supervisor farrell for sponsoring it. >> thank you, supervisor mar and thank the rec and park department and park alliance and coca-cola. i think it's a great example of fill an philanthropy. is we'll
of these years later after buildings buck yellinged the city is in danger. >> the earthquake shook san francisco. nearly a quarter century later much of the city is vulnerable. >> this may be surprising is that the same building exists all over the city. you can find them in sunset and direction. >> david work was the stoi survey so called soft structures. buildings where the first story might be week because a wide open sprais space has been carved out. the city identified nearly 3,000 of the most dangerous staggering. >> 3,000 buildings, house close to 60,000 residents and 7,000 workers. and small businesses. the buildings trgited are wood frame built between 1978, three or more stories with five, or more units of housing. gavin news yom called for a mandatory measure. now, that is the plan. and the work could cost close to $150,000 one group is on board. >> i believe it's a burden to property owners financially and tenants having work done in bilgds but you put put a price on life safety. >> cording to supervisor hsu banks will offer financing package skptz retro fits will be phased in giving
foundation is essentially to have the city understand that the water is, in fact, dirty, and then work with the infrastructure and the various issues to change that. narrator: but building more systems and more plants can't work alone as a sustainable solution. and, as in pittsburgh, as in new york, part of the answer lies in protecting the watershed. nelsen: we need to reduce the amount of impervious surfaces in our watershed, which are surfaces that don't let the water soak in and then create more pervious surface, whether it's by having driveways that allow water to soak in or different landscaping to try to eliminate the amount of runoff that comes off our land so that the system, even with the development it has, acts more like a natural system and filters that water. water quality and sewage infrastructure isn't the sexiest of political agendas, but by raising the awareness about water quality issues, we can create political pressure to get our issues solved. about 15 years ago, surfrider activists were protesting a beach for being polluted. the city council asked the police to e
to require all public works pay subcontractors within 7 days from the city. >> this ordinance is passed. item 18 >> this is a budget item for the housing authority as a priority. >> this motion is approved. colleagues let's skip over this next item and call roll >> thank you madam clerk today, i am happy to introduce with our mayor and supervisor scott wiener and we're going to talk about earthquakes. today would include soft buildings. in 2010 as some of you will remember i want to thank all of you who supported the earthquake and provision structure. this is to prepare for the big one. a lot of buildings were destroyed and the next one is expected to be more than 3 times the size of the average quake >> the most vulnerable 3 stories buildings will be renovated. i want to take a moment and thank the worker safrt group as well as the banging community that make the financial loans available. in the coming most there will be a separate bill coming up. wile we are asking tour owners to tackle this big project i look forward to working with the mayor and other. i want to take a moment
it make sense to - that our city a taking care of of this. this winter symptom we will be prepared to meet the changes of the coming years. as i member of the air pollution board we've been looking at data on earthquake preparedness and also there maybe storms hitting other parts of the country with the same issues. i'm looking forward to working with the pb c on this. and a little bit later today, we'll be honoring our district school and i want to thank the reality hardworking teachers and site administrator for their 70 years of keeping your children save and closing the opportunity gap for many children over the many years. i'll be celebrating with them on friday and i urge you all to join us. >> thank you supervisor. >> thank you madam clerk i want to associate myself with president change of venues remarks. i want to stress with a significant step this has been. we've been talking about addressed the soft buildings and we know this is a top priority. in terms of actually making these soft stories a reality we've relied on others things that have not think successful. this
triple stabbing involving three teenagers. >> city officials estimate that to let a thousand people peacefully packed downtown baltimore to celebrate the ravens' a super bowl win. a fight broke out at about 1:30 tuesday afternoon ending with one man stabbed to death and two others wounded. >> this is an isolated incident. the victims knew their attackers. we believe this stemmed from a dispute. there is no information to say they were here for the victory celebration. >> two teenagers were involved. they're confident they will lead to unrest in the shooting. >> over 600 cameras are in the city. they were successful in capturing this and we have some optimistic leads. >> the city started planning security measures two weeks ago in hopes that the ravens would win the super bowl. state police and two other agencies help the city of wrap up patrols. >> downtown baltimore is one of the safest parts of the city and we work hard at it. we work hard to make sure the police officers are there. but we will do now is we will find out who did this. we will find out who did this. we owe it to th
. people don't do that. they drive. a bay area made up of 101 city with mayor who have to answer to the voters. but silicon valley more of a renal until identity the bay area economic vitality becomes everyone's business. ceo of joint venture silicon valley is hopeful. >> economic is more powerful than politic. this is un finding and political forces may dividing forces but overwhelmed by the economic. i'm hopeful. >>reporter: russell also warns that come back in silicon valley could be separate if consumer confidence way or spend are silicon valley to off pace the recovery and rest of the state and the nation. in sap jose, david louie abc 7 news. >> very encouraging news. people want to work in silicon valley but not everyone wants to live there. they would rather commute from san francisco or east bay. live picture now on traffic along interstate 80 in the berkeley area. now that drive time adds up now a new study shows the bay area traffic is just as bad as that in los angeles. in fact there's only one other city where drivers have it worse than we do. but there is a
an opportunity to unveil many of our cultural aspirations in the city of san francisco. it has been 160 years, and we know our history well. my ascension to this office has been one of those things that people still consider me pretty special so much special not because of me but because of our community. this tab will have international status. gobs of people will want to have it, reflective of not only our history but if i go to washington dc tomorrow we will have an opportunity to talk with the rest of the mayors across the country is to how to celebrate new year's. this would be another example. want to congratulate again claudine and the whole team, postmaster general, is leadership is always been important. and the public service that she does not only in delivering the mail and postal service but reflective of the stamp and the u.s. postal service office that we get this opportunity to have a national platform on which our culture affinities can be displayed. happy new year. (chinese) thank you mayor lee. every year the united states postal service in washington dc receives ma
in the city. oh. happy valentine's day. happy valentine's day. just want to take only the crust. the crust is my favorite part. you're so weird. (man) go to bed. >>> sheriff deputies investigate the death of three men in the wine country. their bodies all discovered inside this home and we're told all three were shot to death. good evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. new information tonight about a triple homicide at a home in sonoma county. investigators at the crime scene tell us they expect to be processing evidence all night long. happening now, ktvu's ken wayne is live along ross station road in forestville where he's learned the three male victims were found together in a back bedroom of that house. ken-- >> reporter: julie, homicides in this part of the area are rare, homicides are unheard of. the chief tells us he has not heard of one since the 1980s. investigators have been going in and out of the area. three men were shot and killed here but he is not releasing many details. he does say people associated with the victims are cooperating with authoritie
of 30 years. this deed restrictionthe grant to, not really new but formalized. the city and county of seven cisco has open space provisions that protect our property far greater than this the restriction that many properties don't have this type of restriction. so the state is going ahead and moving forward requiring that restriction. we are asking that you recommend to the board of supervisors to authorize the director of real estate to file the deed restrictionand folsom. >> supervisor wiener: i do have a question. you may not be able to answer. this is a wonderful project. it's an exciting project. i know that there are issues whether there will be a large fence around the project that will physically separated from the surrounding neighborhood. i wonder it has been any discussion so that you can meet the park security needs without physically separating the neighborhood. maybe you can report to us back later. >>: i am deputy director for park planning. yes there was discussion about the fence that i do not know what the final resolution was but i can get back to you.be large.r
3city of baltimore is desperately searrhinn for -3 revenue onight..... tonight..... his morning, porecaas forrtte citys financial future.. jeff - abell ssows us why there's no -3 immediate remeeyy eff..... 3 if theeciiy stays oo the -3&psame inancial course..... in ten years, the itt's deeicit will balloonnto - three-quarters of a billion -& dollaas. 3 thats the harsh reallty -33 pf a ten-yeer financial hhal today. cty leaders blame the grim news on the out of control pension anddhealth &pccre costs for city workerr. that combined wittha shrinkiig tax ase has put the 3&&pcrittcal condition. and -3 city leaderssare racing o find a waayout. 3 (3:10:07) (mayor) "if we fail to aat, we'll end up in theesamm situaaion many citiesshave." ((:14:10) (clark) "this is like a family whose kids are goinn into kindergarten who says we'd better start saving for college." 3 3 city leaders paid a - philadelphia firm almost a baltimore's finannes. the mayor plans tt roll ut her city ouncil next week
meetings about that. then somehow it became that the city was going to buy them. he never explained why they were going to change. and then more recently it has come out that the vendor is supposed to buy them, but the city is giving the money to the vendor to do that. and a lot of the dispute that is now going on has to do with the disposition of these boring machines. somehow it was suggested that the pagoda palace on palace street which has been an eyesore for sometime was the right site to take the machines out since there was considerable objection to taking them out at union square. and the city was forced -- the subway was forced to do some research into it and we were offered five options at a meeting back in november. and they had been studied and there was a vote towards the end of the meeting, a show of hands. more than half of the people present voted that they wanted the machines extracted in chinatown. subsequently research has shown that that was the initial plan all along to extract them in chinatown. but somehow it was decided it would disturb the community. the city de
, was on city infrastructure. other government considered 19 percent and of that 97 percent was on canada post boxes like they are the drop boxes that the mail carriers use for picking up their mail to deliver. they are being phased out, though, so again within the next year or so, those boxes are going to be phased out in edmonton so we'll see if it makes a change in graffiti results. but it also assists us in terms of how we approach them. so we take this information to canada post and basically say, get rid of the gray boxes. so, conclusions. edmonton's method for auditing graffiti vandalism is unbiased and effective as far as we've been able to determine. we use the results to work with the edmonton police service to determine our other services. the graffiti index and intensity index allow for specific locations within the neighborhood. we found we had significant results over the first year, in terms of the decrease 42.7 percent and while we have leveled off this year, we are confident that by analyzing the neighborhood data we will be able to make strong changes to our programs to
>>> a thu report claims baltimore is going broke. what this means for the future of the charm city. [ screaming ] >>> it may have been cold outside, but the fans were on fire. it was a championship celebration like none other. we're going to have one more look at some of the best moments from the raven's victory parade. >>> and the ravens are all over the world stage and once again one player on the cover of s.i. we're going to tell you who is front and center this week. but for now, it is wednesday, february the 6th. good morning, maryland, thanks for joining us, i'm charley crowson. >>> i'm megan pringle. if you got down there yesterday, you know what we're talking about, an absolutely magical day. >> head coach john harbaugh said it was going to be a celebration and a party like anything anyone had ever seen and he did not disappoint. >> lynette, it didn't seem to matter, everybody was energized, the heat and 200,000 people, i guess, keep you warm. >> everybody was all excited. i saw them all bundled up. today we need to keep that going. we need to bundle up this morning becau
'm here representing the central city collaborative here supporting the legislative and nobody spoke against it and nobody is speaking against and amendeds to the housing co we need do this and we need to go further in the form of enforcement and sanctions for non-complines and working with the city none collaborative i have had the misfortunate in seeing how people live in the privately owned hotel and is the hotels jane i know you saw a hotel on sixth street and you have not seen the worst there are some really bad properties and sometimes a couple of d b i housing violations and yet, how could it be that a appropriate could accumulate a couple of hundred housing violations before it gets referred to the city attorney? it shouldn't have to get that far. there should be something in place before it gets to 200 violation and is before it goes to the city attorney's office. there is some kind of meaningful sanction in his place so if these grab bars are not put in place and these jacks are not installed that there is a penalty on the property owner do this and my father is that i
. several strong aftershocks have followed. >>> city council members voted unanimously to provide people attending public meetings to opt out of reciting the pledge of allegiance. government meeting typically do not take place until the pledge has been recited. but now people attending city council meets can make a choice. they can recite the pledge or have a moment of silence. >> do we need to modify it or look at maybe not doing the pledge. >> so from now on the public agenda at meetings will include the option of either saying the pledge of allegiance or observing a moment of silence. >>> the u.s. justice department along with california and several other states filed suit against standard and poors. the suit claims p refused to warn investors that the housing department would be collapsing because it would be bad for business. >> s & p gave premium ratings to risky investments. >> reporter: state attorney general camela harris says pension funds put money into those investments based on s & p ratings. >>> wall street rebounded today following yesterday's steep drop. the dow's gaine
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on the governor's desk. -- gun-control legislation will land on the governor's desk. >> if the city does not make major cuts and reforms in 10 years, bankruptcy may be the only option, a report said. moallemthe mayor talked about tt report. >> the report put out by public financial management, and corporate takes a closer look at what the city's books will look like in 10 years. according to this report, the news is not good. >> if we act now, if we act decisively and boldly, we can change the trajectory for the city. >> the mayor on the defensive after a privately commissioned report indicated that if nothing is done to the city's budget, baltimore will be in financial ruin by fiscal year 2022. take a closer look at the numbers assuming a continuation of closer -- programs and policies conducted by the city on the carry forward basis. in 10 years the city will be $745 million in the whole. add to that an additional $1.30 billion for failing infrastructure as well as health-care and pension benefits for retirees and you are talking more than $2 billion in the hole. >> i believe this report is a w
to be in the city versus traditionally in silicon valley. >> cal train says it's seen a steady increase in ridership. there are now more riders in its history and realtors say they see a trend, tech workers choose choosing san francisco. over the selling point. >> noe valley because it's towards southern part of the city and easier commute to get on to the freeways but you can see buttses on union street waiting to pick people up. >> the transportation commission here says we're never going to defeat congestion but we can manage witness good planning and right projects well. don't have, perhaps ideal deal but a reasonable speed on the roads. police ride id fid and released photos of a 13-year-old found murdered in fairfield. january yell conway allen found friday morning. they released this surveillance photo from when she was last seen thursday afternoon. investigators from fairfield çc.pkq been working on the case nonstop since conway-allen's body was found. they're asking anyone who may have seen this girl just before she disappeared to please, call fairfield police. >> a pittsburgh man is under
challenging economic times. his focus on steadfast on balancing the budget, reforming city pensions and working hard on economic development and job retention. he is making city government more responsive and efficient and making public safety a top priority. mayor lee is a long time public servant. prior to becoming mayor, he served as city administrator where he focused on government efficiency and measures and reforms that reduced the size and cost of government. mayor lee first began working for the city and county of san francisco in 1989 as the investigator for the city's first whistle blower program. prior to employment with the city and county of san francisco, he was the managing attorney for the asian law caucus. i first met ed in 1992 when he became the executive director for the human rights commission and we were both 16. that's two decades ago, ed. i watched him soon become the director of city purchasing and then going on to become the director of public works. i think ed is the only mayor in city history that can carry tlau on the campaign promise to fill the
about noise in the city. there are at least three different supervisor offices we're working with now because it can be loud with this many people living in such a small area. i know it comes in all sorts and people make it all sorts of different ways. the street music or street performance front, i should say that we sympathize with people who are disturbed by it. it's understandable that it's frustrating to have to go through your work there, your home life and hear lots and lots of loud noise all day. but from the government perspective which is who we are, unless someone is breaking the law there is very little that the government can do to stop people from talking or singing or performing. the main -- >> what about playing drums? >> the main tour we have right now is the noise level. you are allowed to have free speech. you're not allowed to have it any volume you want. that's the main constraint right now. and as far as entertainment commission is concerned, amplified sound is something that's within our jurisdiction. >> and when you suggest somebody does if they have a problem
. there is an accident on the west side of the city. 12 minutes on the west side outer loop. 55 on 95 down to the fort mchenry. no delays on 895. southbound traveler always have a year down to the fort mchenry. the key bridge in great shape. westbound 50, we have an accident at route 8. watch for that westbound accident on 50. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the warning for baltimore city -- bankruptcy for the city within 10 years unless somebody take some serious action. an accumulated seven runs and $45 million budget deficit within the next 10 years -- and accumulated $745 million. the reserve fund would be empty in three years. the mayor lays out her financial reform package to the city council. >> a late-night shooting sends one man to the hospital. one man is sent to the hospital. the victim was shot in the arm. no word as to a suspect or a possible motive. there was a triple stabbing downtown that left one person dead. sarah sampson has more. >> it happened at the intersection of howard and fayette streets. it is not clear if the people involved attended the parade. city police say a
to get into the city, this is what it looks like at 395, traffic moving right along. no delays through the fort mchenry tunnel. harbor tunnel also going to be clear. you're taking a live look in parkville here at 695. no delays on the inner loop down to 95 and the outer loop just 11 minutes right now from 95 up to 83. the west side will remain clear. you're looking at just a seven- minute ride on the outer loop from 795 down to 70. megan and charley, over to you. >>> we are following breaking news right now this morning out of owens mills. police are looking into what led to a homicide. one person is confirmed dead. authorities are calling this an active crime scene at this hour. they've been at the chase lee apartments since around midnight. right now they have no suspects in custody. police say the victim is a woman, but they have yet to give an identity on her. we're going to bring you a live report as soon as we get our crew tuned into owens mills. you can get updates on twitter and facebook. >>> a major decision could be coming out today regarding the boy scout's ban on openly ga
a show for you tonight. my guest tonight new york city police commissioner ray kelly is going to join us. and after the show, directly after the show, he and i are going to go on the roof of this building and we're going to summon batman. only the police commissioner knows how to do. that you shine a light and then -- [laughter] as you know, kind of a funny thing happened in this year's presidential election amidst the worst economy in decades, high unemployment and a steep spiritual decline, the country chose not a self made and virtuous patriot to heal our woes -- [laughter] -- but the same foreign-born socialist tyrant who created all of our woes. [ laughter ] how did republicans lose this eminently winnable presidential race? the republican party has a serious messaging problem. >> i think our messaging has not been very strong. >> the messaging was bad. >> jon: messaging. [ laughter ] if only people knew what the republicans were about, what the republicans need is some kind of 24-hour a day seven day a week perpetual messaging refinement and distribution resource, preferly one clos
, distinguished guests from the community, city family, all of us coming together. last year we held a pilot project on stockton street to help the merchants and support the merchants in selling their merchandise. we were able -- we were very successful. we got a lot of great feedback from the pilot. so this year again, we are doing the second year of the pilot. all the agencies and the community and the merchants, we got together, and talked about how we can do better. and without further delay, i will ask the mayor to come and say a few words, who is a big supporter of this project. mayor lee. >> thank you mohammed. [ applause ] >> i am very happy to be here. is this okay? all right. all right. [ laughter ] all right. first of all, happy new year to everyone. this is what i'm looking forward to every year and i know the merchants and residents and all the small businesses are excited. a year ago board of supervisors president david chiu and i and members of the community discussed how we can continue the economic vitality of the city and clearly we registered a big support for small
and light across the span. 13 minutes is that drive time between hayward and foster city. so if we go to our maps, we can show you more areas of roadwork, that long stretch of 880 from 23rd to jackson has roadwork in various lanes. that's oakland all the way down into hayward this morning. it's so early that we're seeing a lot of green on our sensors and green for our color-coded guide means speeds over 40 miles per hour. pretty much everything moving at the limit in the south bay. the altamont pass ride is looking good coming through livermore. and bart so far no delay. everything on time. that's a check of your "timesaver traffic." back to you guys. >> all right, elizabeth. thank you. >>> here's a story you don't hear every day. a minivan hit a camel who broke out of its east bay enclosure twice. a veterinarian is set to examine rudy the camel today. according to police, the 10- year-old animal doesn't appear to be injured after he ran away from the accident scene in concord. police called in some cowboys to help out. >> i have been a cowboy my
. nbc's gabe gutierrez is with us tonight from midland city, alabama. gabe, good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening. today ethan's mother broke her silence. in a written statement she said, i woke up this morning to the most beautiful sight, my sweet boy. i can't describe how incredible it is to hold him again. at the hospital today, there were no signs of the ordeal young ethan, seen here in earlier photos, has been through. >> he was running around the hospital room, putting sticky notes on everyone that was in there, eating a turkey sandwich, and watching spongebob. >> reporter: at the site of the standoff, federal bomb technicians are searching for possible explosives. as details emerge, we're learning the fbi operation to free ethan was calculated, meticulous, and daring. >> i thought that the fbi action yesterday was exemplary, and as i think more details are shared, you will understand why i use the word exemplary. >> reporter: we now know that five days into the standoff, while 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes held ethan hostage underground, police say their daily negotiatio
for baltimore. we have all our city and armored trucks. we're good to go. it is a great day to be a raven. >> ray rice towering over deborah weiner. that was after the parade. >> good morning. >> there was a big truck coming down. >> good morning. i am stan stovall. >> 5:01. >> welcome back. >> the whole crew did a great job. >> lots of fun. >> not a lot to talk about. there is a little cloud cover. we will make it up to about 43 this afternoon. early this morning, may be some sprinkles or flurries. first crusade good morning to sarah -- first we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning. so far so good on the west side. 62 on 70 heading eastbound towards the beltway. so far so good on the harrisburg expressway down from mount carmel. we continue to run smoothly and those speeds continue down to the beltway. 55 on 95 down to the fort mchenry. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. [cheers] [band plays] >> what a way to celebrate in super bowl win. hundreds of thousands of ravens fans showing their support. >> there was an extra special celebration at the stadium. there were about 100,00
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